COMMITTEE:    Protecting Texas LNG Exports, Select 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 2, 2024 

PLACE:        Port Arthur, TX (see details below) 
CHAIR:        Rep. Jared Patterson 


Public Access to Meeting Location at:

Lamar State College - Port Arthur Location

Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center

1800 Lakeshore Dr. Port Arthur, TX 77640

The Banquet Room


The committee will meet in a public hearing to hear invited and public testimony on the following:

(1)  Analyzing the applicable legal authorities under which the federal action was taken, including the Natural Gas Act of 1938, as amended (15 U.S.C. section 717 to 717z), and the Administrative Procedure Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. section 551-559);

(2)  Assessing the potential economic, environmental, and social impacts of such federal action on the state;

(3)  Identifying strategies to mitigate all adverse effects on the LNG industry. Texas's energy sector, and the state's economy as a whole; and

(4)  Formulating recommendations for legislative, policy, or other remedial actions to address the challenges posed by the federal suspension of LNG export permits.


Electronic public comments may be submitted for:


Analyzing the legal authority of the federal action taken

Potential economic, environmental, or social harms

Strategies to mitigate adverse effects to the LNG industry

Recommendations for legislation, policy, or remedial actions


For those persons who will be testifying, please see the clerk.


Public testimony may be limited to ensure timely completion of the Committee's business.


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be unavailable.


Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to

agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until

the hearing is adjourned by visiting:





Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.